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M18/M36 Gugulethu, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 638 1355
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“lamb” (14 reviews)
“chops” (2 reviews)
“salad” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
African, Barbecue, International, Grill
M18/M36 Gugulethu, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This fresh meat market is amazing. You can buy your meat and take home to cook or you can have it prepared for you and eat there. The lamb was amazing. We also had the sausage and pork. Everything was really good.

Thank Lchop767
Reviewed 23 March 2018

If you looking to hangout in the townships for delicious braai meat and good entertainment, on a trip to Cape Town, stop by Mzoli's in Gugulethu. You will mingle with the locals and tourist, get a taste of one of the best shisanyama (BBQ) in...More

2  Thank Ntswaki_Maisela
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

A very basic BBQ offering with about 5 types of meat and tasty sauce. Open air environment wit seating on sofas. VERY casual—as many good BBQ places Re.

1  Thank Doug B
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Mrs Mzoli is in charge and you better believe it -you are in a township and might have some worries , fear not though as Mrs Mzoli will look after you ( very well) ; you point to the meat u want in the butchers...More

1  Thank m d
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Tucked away in Gugulethu is a lively and excitable place to be. They serve mouthwatering African style roasted meat, as a tag team of a live band and lively DJ keep guests entertained with pulsating house music and popular tunes. I found the place very...More

Thank Nathan C
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

If you want a taste of perfectly braai'd meat, South African Style, this is definately the place to be. You pay a cover charge of R30 per person and will be allowed to take your own beverages. They also have hooka's for the smokers to...More

Thank robiaj
Reviewed 21 December 2017

had a blast with my colleagues . service was excellent food was great. some of my colleagues was their first time to visit there and actually enjoyed it..

Thank hjantjies
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Very bad experience. The food was completely raw and was only finished after 2h of waiting. Nothing seems to be cleaned. All the ladies toilet doors are broken and goes open by itself and is too far away from the toilet to keep closed. Not...More

1  Thank Jurie O
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

As part of our stay at Liziwes Guest House (which we also loved) we walked over to Mzolis on a Sunday afternoon. The system is slightly confusing but completely worth it!! First you order your meat from the butcher counter - you can point to...More

Thank lnmoschella
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Mzoli's is in a township and we visited as part of a township tour. At the entrance you select and pay for your meat. This is then taken and cooked on large open ovens (you can watch this if you want). Later it is served...More

Thank scoll365
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Ahmad C
16 July 2017|
Response from Coralani | Reviewed this property |
No, unfortunately it's not
Sarah C
28 February 2017|
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Response from Sharne B | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. It will be cheaper to drive. But if you keen to have a few beers, maybe its best to take an Uber. Enjoy. It a great experience.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$15
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: M18/M36 Gugulethu, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 638 1355
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